Days after an impeachment committee reviewed Gov. Andy Beshear’s response to an impeachment effort against him, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed a response to a group of petitioners seeking his impeachment.Cameron, who is now in his second year as attorney general, calls the petition to impeach him baseless in the response he filed Friday with the General Assembly.The impeachment petition was filed by three of the anonymous grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor investigation that was headed up by Cameron’s office. They accuse the Republican attorney general of misrepresenting the findings of the grand jury, as well as the evidence presented to them.In the video player below: Cameron discusses work on Taylor caseCameron came under fire after he revealed the grand jury’s decision to only indict one of the officers on wanton endangerment charges for blindly opening fire the night of the March raid at Taylor’s apartment complex.Taylor’s relatives and community activists criticized the lack of transparency surrounding Cameron’s handling of the investigation, and whether his office recommended other charges outside of the charges the jurors decided on for former detective Brett Hankison.In his response, Cameron said the petition fails to allege any impeachable offense. The attorney general adds that it “makes a mockery of the solemn constitutional process of impeachment … so lacking in legal and factual support that it is undeserving of this committee’s consideration and should be summarily dismissed.”He also says impeachment has become “fashionable” in today’s politics, pointing to the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump and the one against Beshear.Cameron’s response is also critical of the grand jurors, who have remained anonymous throughout their time speaking out after a judge cleared the way for them to do so. Cameron asked in his response by the jurors didn’t ask for more information about the case or proceedings while they were “empaneled and receiving evidence.”The attorney general, like Beshear, calls the petitioners political opponents.The entire 135-page report can be viewed here.Cameron’s impeachment proceedings are being handled by the same committee that is reviewing the impeachment petition against Beshear. The attorney representing the grand jurors, Anna White, also filed a motion this week seeking the recusal of the committee chairman, state Rep. Jason Nemes.Nemes, of Louisville, heads up the committee which is made up of Republicans and Democrats. According to the motion, White said the petitioners want Nemes removed from his position “on the basis of conflict of interest, bias and an undisclosed relationship with both petitioners and defendants.”Related: Petitioners want Kentucky lawmaker removed as chairman of impeachment committeeAccording to the motion filed by White, petitioners allege that Nemes is friends with Cameron and an acquaintance of the petitioners seeking the removal of Beshear, underscoring their argument that he should be disqualified from his post on the committee.Nemes, for his part, has not made any remarks on the standing of the impeachment petitions. In a previous interview with WLKY about the Beshear petition, Nemes said he wasn’t going to “get into any speculation” and that he was “not going to talk about the substance of the petition.”The grand jurors seeking Cameron’s petition will now be able to file their own response.

Days after an impeachment committee reviewed Gov. Andy Beshear’s response to an impeachment effort against him, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed a response to a group of petitioners seeking his impeachment.

Cameron, who is now in his second year as attorney general, calls the petition to impeach him baseless in the response he filed Friday with the General Assembly.

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The impeachment petition was filed by three of the anonymous grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor investigation that was headed up by Cameron’s office. They accuse the Republican attorney general of misrepresenting the findings of the grand jury, as well as the evidence presented to them.

In the video player below: Cameron discusses work on Taylor case

Cameron came under fire after he revealed the grand jury’s decision to only indict one of the officers on wanton endangerment charges for blindly opening fire the night of the March raid at Taylor’s apartment complex.

Taylor’s relatives and community activists criticized the lack of transparency surrounding Cameron’s handling of the investigation, and whether his office recommended other charges outside of the charges the jurors decided on for former detective Brett Hankison.

In his response, Cameron said the petition fails to allege any impeachable offense. The attorney general adds that it “makes a mockery of the solemn constitutional process of impeachment … so lacking in legal and factual support that it is undeserving of this committee’s consideration and should be summarily dismissed.”

He also says impeachment has become “fashionable” in today’s politics, pointing to the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump and the one against Beshear.

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Cameron’s response is also critical of the grand jurors, who have remained anonymous throughout their time speaking out after a judge cleared the way for them to do so. Cameron asked in his response by the jurors didn’t ask for more information about the case or proceedings while they were “empaneled and receiving evidence.”

The attorney general, like Beshear, calls the petitioners political opponents.

The entire 135-page report can be viewed here.

Cameron’s impeachment proceedings are being handled by the same committee that is reviewing the impeachment petition against Beshear. The attorney representing the grand jurors, Anna White, also filed a motion this week seeking the recusal of the committee chairman, state Rep. Jason Nemes.

Nemes, of Louisville, heads up the committee which is made up of Republicans and Democrats. According to the motion, White said the petitioners want Nemes removed from his position “on the basis of conflict of interest, bias and an undisclosed relationship with both petitioners and defendants.”

Related: Petitioners want Kentucky lawmaker removed as chairman of impeachment committee

According to the motion filed by White, petitioners allege that Nemes is friends with Cameron and an acquaintance of the petitioners seeking the removal of Beshear, underscoring their argument that he should be disqualified from his post on the committee.

Nemes, for his part, has not made any remarks on the standing of the impeachment petitions. In a previous interview with WLKY about the Beshear petition, Nemes said he wasn’t going to “get into any speculation” and that he was “not going to talk about the substance of the petition.”

The grand jurors seeking Cameron’s petition will now be able to file their own response.

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